Delaware River Report / Conditions October 10, 2018

Oct 10, 2018 Comments Off by

It was another warm, cloudy day on the river yesterday – and today looks like a carbon copy. We saw small olive spinners, as well as a number of caddis. Boating remains the best option on the West Branch and Main stem. The Beaverkill would be your best wade option this week. In the higher water, look for rising fish in the slower parts of the pool – especially in the evening. There’s rain in the forecast tomorrow but how much we’ll get has been changing every time we check the forecast.

Hatching:
Light Cahill – #14 – 16 – Steno spp.
Isonychia – #12-2xl – 12 – Isonychia bicolor
Olive Sulphur – #18 -20 – Heptagenia hebe
Light Blue Winged Olives – #16 – 20 – E. attenuata
Dark Blue Winged Olives – #18 – 22 – E. lata
Tiny Blue Wing Olives #20 – 26 – Psuedo sp.
Green Caddis – #16 – Ryacophila sp.
Tan Caddis #14 – 16 – Hydropsyche sp.

There is construction on Winterdale Road. A short stretch is closed near the Methodist Camp between us and Hancock. We have detours listed on our website here:  http://thedelawareriverclub.com/welcome-to-the-drc/getting-here

Click on the gauge below for the most recent update:

West Branch at Stilesville, NY 1,470 cfs 61°
West Branch at Hale Eddy, NY 1,990 cfs 60°
East Branch at Harvard, NY 908 cfs 50°
East Branch at Fish’s Eddy, NY 1,730 cfs 55°
Mainstem at Lordville, NY 3,900 cfs 60°
Beaverkill at Cooks Falls, NY 589 cfs 59°
Cannonsville Reservoir Release 1,499 cfs
West Branch at 191 Bridge N/A 61°
West Branch at Walton (Cannonsville inflow) 713 cfs
Cannonsville Reservoir Capacity 95.5%
Pepacton Reservoir Capacity 100.2%

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